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How to Grow Passion Flower Vine

The prolific vines of passion flowers produce elaborate flowers. The vines and flowers of this warm region perennial vine attract pollinators and are a host plant for Gulf Fritillary Butterflies. Learn how to grow passion flower vine and add it to your garden.

The prolific vines of passion flower produce elaborate flowers. The vines and flowers attract pollinators and is a host plant for Gulf Fritillary Butterflies. Grows best in full sun. Provide trellis and water regularly until established. Blooms from summer to fall. Overly rich soil results in fewer blooms. 

Passion Flower Vine (Passiflora Caerulea)


How to Grow Passion Flower Vine

This is what Passion Flower Vine seeds look like. Click here for seeds.


How to Grow Passion Flower Vine

Passion Flower Vine growing on a trellis.


How to Grow Passion Flower Vine

This is what Passion Flower Vine flowers look like.


How to grow Passion Flower Vine

How to Grow Passion Flower Vine

Passion Flower Vine planting information:

Soak seeds for 24 hours and direct sow or start indoors prior to planting in the spring or fall. It must be in the ground for the winter before it blooms. Plant seeds ¼” deep.

  • Prefers full sun and deep, well-drained, rich soil.
  • Moderate moisture requirements can be somewhat drought-tolerant.

Size and spacing details for Passion Flower Vine:

Plant seeds and/or transplants 5 feet (1.5 m)apart.

Grows to 15 -30 feet (4.5-9m) tall.


Passion Flower Vine growing tips:

Grows best in full sun. Provide trellis and water regularly until established. Blooms from summer to fall. Overly rich soil results in fewer blooms. Pruning promotes flowers.


How to Grow Passion Flower Vine

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